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Bethanie Humphreys
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Bethanie Humphreys is a late-blooming lesbian born in Sacramento, California, and raised in a tiny farm town in the San Joaquin Valley. She is a writer, editor, mixed-media visual artist, and educator. Former Editor-in-Chief for American River Review, and Associate Editor and Art Director for Tule Review, her poetry, essays, and short fiction have appeared in the U.S., Canada, and U.K., in The Poetry Foundation, Artemis, Nonbinary Review, Found Poetry Review, and others. Her chapbook, Dendrochronology, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2019. 

She served as board member for the Sacramento Poetry Centre and co-curator for the SPC Art Gallery from 2015-2020. She has a bachelor's in Spanish from CSU, Sacramento, Associates in Behavioral Science, and is a Community of Writers Poetry Workshop Alumni, California Certified Naturalist, and Amherst Writers and Artists certified instructor. She leads various workshops including: poetry editing, science poetry, a guided National Poetry Writing Month experience, and all-genre Amherst Writers and Artists method generative writing.

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